Patti Smith talks with WBEZ's Tony Sarabia at the Old Town School of Folk Music on Sat 3/26. Credit: Steven Sebring

Time to plan Easter weekend. Here’s some of what we recommend:

Fri 3/25: This month the Six Points reading series features authors Ben Clark (Reasons to Leave the Slaughter) and Kush Thompson (A Church Beneath the Bulldozer) at Comfort Station (2579 N. Milwaukee). 7 PM

Fri 3/25-Sat 3/26: New improv theater Laugh Out Loud (3851 N. Lincoln) launches with two nights of performances, raffles, a meet-and-greet with the cast, and a champagne toast. 7:30 PM

Sat 3/26: The Circa Carnival presents a family-friendly performance of Camille Saint-Saëns’s classic ballet Carnival of the Animals at Harris Theater (205 E. Randolph). 2 PM

Circa Carnival presents Carnival of the Animals on Sat 3/26.Credit: courtesy Circa Carnival

Sat 3/26: WBEZ’s Tony Sarabia talks with legendary singer, poet, and author Patti Smith at the Old Town School of Folk Music (4545 N. Lincoln). 4 PM

Sat 3/26: Chicago Zine Fest invites local zinesters like Celia Perez, Dave Roche, and Ben Bertin to share their first zines and comics during Baby’s First Zine at the Chicago Publishers Resource Center (858 N. Ashland). The night includes drinks, snacks, and a raffle to raise money for Chicago Zine Fest. 7 PM

Sun 3/27: Longman & Eagle (2657 N. Kedzie) demonstrates you’re never too old for Easter fun at the Adult Easter Egg Hunt. Teams of two comb Logan Square in search of eggs. Winners receive adult-friendly Easter baskets with goodies from Letherbee, Lost Lake, Fleur, Bang Bang Pie, and more. The event continues throughout the day with food, drinks, and music at Longman & Eagle. RSVP at info@landandseadept.com. Noon

Longman & Eagle hosts an Adult Easter Egg Hunt on Sun 3/27.Credit: courtesy Longman & Eagle

Sun 3/27: Local band Luggage (featuring the Reader‘s own Luca Cimarusti on drums) celebrate the release of their debut LP tonight at Rainbo Club (1150 N. Damen). In Soundboard Leor Galil writes, “Sun is dark and moody, sure, but Luggage find a sense of balance in the overpowering thrum—when the slow-rolling thunder of the title track builds to a crest the band sounds positively uplifting.” 8 PM

For more stuff to do this weekend—and every day—check out our Agenda page.